West Virginia Writers, Inc.Now celebrating our 40th anniversary year, West Virginia Writers, Inc. is the  largest all-volunteer, writers' resource and service organization serving literary interests in West Virginia.

We are founded on the fundamental principle that the written word is one of the most distinguishing characteristics of all human endeavors.  Our aim is to expand and develop creative writing and professional opportunities for writers and to connect the state's writers with others in the literary community and the public at large.

WV Writers sponsors both an annual writers conference and an annual writing competition.


West Virginia Writers is pleased to announce the return of our FALL WRITERS CONFERENCE.  This year's one day conference will take place on November 4, 2017 at Tamarack on I-77 in Beckley, W.Va.  You can find all the details as well as download a registration form at our FALL CONFERENCE PAGE.

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    1. AdminAdmin Post author


      The easiest way is to join. We send out information to our members about the conference via our newsletter and by email. However, the other easy way is to just check this website around March. We post news about both our conference and our contest there and update it as the conference approaches. The conference is always held the second weekend of June. We also always take walk-in registrants, so pre-registering is not vital to attending.

  1. Lisa Pursley

    I am interested in the fall conference, but would like to know who the presenters are and what the workshops will be about.

    1. AdminAdmin Post author

      Just updated the page with that info. Among the presenters are Marie Manilla for plot, Cat Pleska for nonfiction, Michelle James for periodical writing, Sandy Tritt on developing characters, Don Stansberry for young adult, Laura Treacy Bentley for poetry, and A.J. DeLauder for playwriting.


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